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However, these sanctions have condemned many ordinary men and women to their graves due to the unintended consequences which include Dr Kadia's experience when he tried to fundraise money for the mentally ill in Zimbabwean prisons. Dr Kidia's unique commitment to mental health in Zimbabwe is ...
PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has granted amnesty to Yvonne Musarurwa, one of the three MDC-T activists serving a 20-year jail term for killing Harare ... MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday confirmed that Musarurwa was set to be released from Chikurubi Female Prison under a presidential ...

In his latest application, Kereke told the court that the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) has, taking into account his exemplary behaviour, reclassified him from the D Class and he now qualifies to be admitted to Connemara Open Prison. "That entitles him to occasionally be with his family ...
For hitting his in-laws, Mutsvedu was slapped with a $100 fine, failure of which he will spend 30 days in jail. For assaulting his wife, Christine Mutsvedu (28), he was fined $100 and two months in prison, which were wholly suspended on condition that he does not commit the same offence in the next five ...
Former mercenary Simon Mann who spent seven years in Zimbabwe maximum security Chikurubi prison after a failed coup in Equatorial New Guinea reveals in a book he wrote in jail that many days 20 men die in Chikurubi. He says 5 inmates die per day. Last year in February, ZPCS failed to take ...
Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) Commissioner-General Paradzai Zimondi, confirmed the development yesterday at a handover ... on the backdrop of constant calls by opposition political parties for Mnangagwa to pardon political prisoners, who have been rotting in the country's jails.

Zimbabwean Prisons still suffer from critical resource shortages and over crowding and these problems are acute for prisoners with mental illness, Medecins ... "Putting people in prison because they have a mental health illness detracts from their treatment, alternatives must be created so that patients with ...
"Previously ZPCS [Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services] didn't have clinical psychologists, a psychiatrist or occupational therapists - only nurses ... In 2012, when an MSF team first toured the Unit, Trymore was serving a jail sentence at Chikurubi's Prison Psychiatric unit for killing his father after ...
Two inmates at Mutimurefu Prison here had an additional six-year prison term added to the sentences they are serving after they were convicted of sodomy recently. Tobias Tarusarira (21) and Zivanai Mandengu(20) are doing jail time at Mutimurefu Prison for unlawful entry and theft, and attempted rape, ...
A Chitakatira man, who tried to pay off a debt using a stolen car battery, has been jailed. Llyod Chikuni (30), was sentenced to 18 months in prison by Mutare magistrate Mr Tendai Mahwe without the option of a fine. Public prosecutor Mr Fletcher Karombe told the court that on December 15, 2017, Chikuni, ...
Allegations in the other cases are that in 2004, Bright Matonga, then chief executive of Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (Zupco), was charged with culpable homicide. It is alleged that the ... Tomana testified as a defence witness and Nherera was sentenced to three years in prison. After sentence ...
Two inmates at Mutimurefu prison here had an additional six-year prison term added to the sentences they are serving after they were convicted of sodomy recently. Tobias Tarusarira (21) and Zivanai Mandengu(20) are doing jail time at Mutimurefu Prison for unlawful entry and theft, and attempted rape, ...
The 18-year-old teenager, who appeared before Masvingo regional magistrate Mrs Dambudzo Malunga charged with rape, was sentenced to six years in prison. Mrs Malunga initially slapped the rapist (name withheld to protect the victim) with an eight-year jail term, but conditionally suspended two years ...
The hiring-out of prison labour at politicians' farms became topical in Parliament during the pre-budget seminar last year. The Justice and Parliamentary Portfolio Committee said politicians should pay the Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Services for such services. "The Sadc Protocol on employment ...
"The Commander-in-Chief was informed that only the positions of the commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, Commander of the Zimbabwe National army, Commander Airforce of Zimbabwe, Commissioner-Generals of police and prisons and the Director General of the Central intelligence ...
According to court papers, Kelvin Maravahanda is serving a nine-year jail term at Chinhoyi prison after he was convicted of stocktheft in November last year. ... But Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) officials are worried that the police seem to be reluctant in pursuing the matter, hence the ...

STOP IT OR FACE JAIL : MINISTER WARNS VID OFFICERS ... "The Zimbabwe driver's licence is an internationally-recognised document. ... Dr Gumbo also urged the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe (TSCZ) to enforce driving school regulations that were gazetted in Statutory Instrument 309 of 1985.
On August 13, 1966, a young black man in the then colonial Rhodesia was shunted through tough steel gates of a high security prison - bound by high ... We have made arrangements with the Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Services Bulawayo Metropolitan region to gain access to Khami Remand ...
AMHVoices: ZRP must come up with modest, professional structure · newsday January 22, 2018. AS the top-heavy structures at the Zimbabwe Republic police (ZRP) are dismantled, the public hopes the new structure will be more modest, .
(FILES) This file photo taken on June 28, 2005 shows Roy Bennett, the white Zimbabwean and former opposition lawmaker who was jailed for shoving a minister to the ground during a parliamentary debate, as he was released from prison in Harare. Leading Zimbabwe opposition figure Roy Bennett, one ...
In this Oct. 16, 2009, photo, Senior Zimbabwean MDC opposition official Roy Bennett, left, and his wife Heather, relax at a friends home in Mutare, Zimbabwe, following his release from prison. A fiery helicopter crash killed Bennett and his wife, while on holiday in New Mexico, authorities said, Jan. 18, 2018.
(RATON, N.M.) -- A group of prominent friends, including a key Zimbabwean opposition leader and a Texas-based investor and philanthropist, was heading to ... Bennett, a white man who spoke fluent Shona and drew the wrath of former President Robert Mugabe, survived a traumatic year in jail and death ...
After police investigations, Mudenda confessed that he had sold the phone to another villager and it was recovered. He was handed a six months jail term with three months suspended for five years, while the remaining three were converted to 105 hours of community service at Hwange police Station.
Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Services spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Elizabeth Banda said they would welcome the move as prisons are overpopulated. "We have more than 19 000 inmates yet our holding capacity is 17 000. We definitely welcome that move but the important thing is that ...
Seven suspected poachers who shot and wounded a rhino in the Save Valley Conservancy were recently sent to remand prison after the court threw out their application for refusal of further remand. They are expected to appear in court on January 9. Defence counsel Mr Phillip Shumba of Shumba and ...
A US-BASED Zimbabwean woman says she is excited following the release of her Cameroonian husband who was detained for three weeks on charges of threatening to shoot that country's president. Early last month, Nyasha Bakare, who was born in Zimbabwe but now lives in the US, led a global ...
Mnangagwa, who is also the Chirumanzu-Zibagwe MP, has been as far as Binga visiting orphans, hospitals and prisons. Her increased visibility has seen people comparing her with former first lady Grace Mugabe who tried to use her charity work as a springboard to the presidency. University of Zimbabwe ...
The detainees narrated their ordeal to the Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Services Deputy Commissioner-General Dr Alford Mashange Dube who yesterday visited them after they were admitted to the prison hospital. He reportedly promised to address their grievances. "When they (immigration ...
What investors Need to Know About Zimbabwe After Mugabe. December 28, 2017 0 · Former Zimbabwe army boss Chiwenga sworn in as vice president. December 28, 2017 0 · Dabengwa savages Mnangagwa's government. December 28, 2017 0 · Zimbabwean asylum family of eight stranded at Bangkok ...
Chirodzero is on charges of taking a firearm to a public gathering, impersonation and forgery after he was also caught in possession of fake Central intelligence officer's (CIO), Zimbabwe Anticorruption Commission identity cards and a fake driver's licence. According to the state, Chirodzero attended the ...
Johannesburg - Jailed South African track star Oscar Pistorius suffered a bruise in a fight with another inmate over the use of a phone in prison where he is serving a sentence for murdering his girlfriend, a prison spokesman said on Tuesday. Reuters. Fellow prisoners were angered by a long phone ...
Former finance minister Ignatius Chombo was granted permission to appear in court wearing suits instead of prison garb, his lawyer has said. Chombo spent two weeks behind bars after he was arrested for alleged abuse of office. He was granted $5 000 bail last week after several court appearances.
A Harare man who was arrested after a stump of dagga cigarette was recovered on his bed spent the weekend in prison after he was convicted for dealing in drugs. The stump led to the recovery of three dagga plants which he was growing behind his house. Abraham Bhusvumani, 27, pleaded guilty to both ...
Accounting officers in government departments now face jail if they flout laid down procurement procedures while ministers, permanent secretaries and board members who interfere with tender procedures will also be prosecuted, as President Mnangagwa's anti-corruption drive gathers momentum. Where ...
FIVE Seventh Day Adventists including a Zimbabwean pastor have been jailed in Angola for kidnapping a native of that country, allegedly without a proper ... According to Maka, an Angolan newspaper, the five were sentenced to prison terms ranging between three and five years, without being charged or ...
Ms Rosemani sentenced her to nine months in prison. "Three months is suspended on condition that you do not repeat a similar offence in three years. The remaining six months are suspended on condition that accused person completes 210 hours of community service at Cowdray Park Primary school," ...
Nganang, who was born and raised in Cameroon and holds dual citizenship, had been detained since Dec. 6. He was taken into custody by authorities when he tried to board a plane headed to Zimbabwe to meet his wife, a day after his article criticizing Cameroon President Paul Biya was published in the ...
... Zimbabwean First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa reportedly visited and distributed some goodies to female inmates and their children at Chikurubi prison in ... According to the national broadcaster, the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Co-operation (ZBC), Auxillia advised the female inmates to be responsible and ...
From high school to prison . . .20 years behind bars for killing rival suitor ... Even if I'm here in jail, I must not lose hope. ... Over the years the Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Services has been revamping its rehabilitation ...
"The Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Services [ZPCS] has several farms and an abundance of free general labour, and it will be prudent for ...
And like Mandela, he had a child die while he was in prison and was ... Mugabe was elected Prime Minister of Zimbabwe in 1980; Mandela was ...
If deposed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is indeed forced into ... While he may avoid jail, public humiliation, or worse in South Africa, ...
TWO Kamativi villagers have been handed a nine-year mandatory jail term each for illegal possession of an elephant tusk worth $1 000.
"Zimbabwe prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) is grossly ... feed the prisoners when they were allocated prison farms, Mabhiza said the ...
Witnesses saw Martha O'Donovan, 25, emerge from the Chikurubi maximum security prison outside the capital, Harare, on Friday and leave in ...
police in Zimbabwe have launched a manhunt for the alleged ... Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace attend a ... years in prison for allegedly calling Mugabe a "sick man" on twitter, USA Today reported.
... be provided with condoms given evidence of high risk of HIV transmission in jails. The meeting was a follow up on a recent study tour of prisons in ... Both Zimbabwe and Lesotho do not recognise same sex relationships, ... at 575 per 100 000 in prison, compared to a national average of 275 per 100 000.
In my view, it is morally, socially, religiously and ethically wrong for male or female inmates to be supplied with condoms inside the prison walls.


 

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